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Director of Cyber Assurance

  Northern Virginia
Position Title: Director of Cyber Assurance
Location: Northern Virginia

Position Title:  Director of Cyber Assurance

Location: Dallas, TX 

Your role

Digital Realty’s Cyber Resilience Team is the front line for all things pertaining to our company’s digital security posture. Deputy Chief Information Security Officer (CISO) with a matrix to the VP of Compliance, the Director of Cyber Assurance, will sit at the intersection between DLR’s internal governance security efforts, cyber readiness and defense function and internal and external engagement work. The successful candidate will be a key member of both internal and external functional, strategic, and business responsibilities. As envisioned, this role will be responsible for identifying and developing cyber risk standards, best practices, policies and strategies around technology and cybersecurity. 

This leader will lead the DLRs governance programs, to include Board Reporting, governance work, and the development of the ISO/SOC security strategy. This role will track compliance with ISO policies and standards by partnering with security policy /standard owners and information security leaders to develop metrics and reporting to measure compliance and develop action plans where necessary. In addition, within ISO and across DLR this role will be responsible for development and execution of a security awareness program and company-wide security training, general engagement support to the CISO and compliance teams, and all security regulatory engagement and support DLR’s business/clients related to security inquiries. This leader will also lead the internal audit and assessment function, specific to security engagements. Finally, this role will lead the Cyber Readiness program which aims to enhance the firm’s resilience to cyber-threats by building knowledge, skills, and abilities to effectively identify and respond to cyber threats, then exercise and evaluate readiness across the firm. 

What you’ll do 

  • Maintain a wholistic understanding of your customers portfolio; be proactive in anticipating their needs
  • Execute full-cycle events throughout customer’s time with the company, including Closed Loop Management, Onboarding, Training, Implementation, Service Reviews, KPI/SLA Tracking, Escalations Management
  • Leverage your relationship with clients along with our in-house tools/scorecards to ensure we are meeting all customer requirements and identifying ways to improve their experience with the company. Regularly meet with customers to ensure we are aligned with their needs.

Partner with our Business Development group to execute renewal agreements and identify customer customers that may be candidates for expansion to scale and/or hyperscale solutions.

What you’ll need 

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Engineering or a related field from a 4-year accredited university
  • 7+ Years’ Cyber Experience, preferably working within Tech, Telecom, Network Operations or a related field
  • Strong Understanding of Data Center Ops and the ability understand customer needs
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite
  • Auditing Background
  • Policy Governance
  • Compliance Frameworks (ISO 27001, SOC2, FedRAMP, NIST 800-171, NIST 800-53)

A bit about us

Digital Realty supports the world's leading enterprises and service providers by delivering the full spectrum of data center, colocation and interconnection solutions. PlatformDIGITAL®, our global data center platform, gives customers a reliable foundation for scaling their digital business and efficiently managing data gravity challenges. The size and scale of our business puts us in a unique position to offer customers access to 300+ facilities in 50+ metros across 25+ countries and six continents.

A bit about our Digital team


Our IT team is at the heart of our business. We develop infrastructures, design and build networks, support servers and provide the first line of support by delivering rich connectivity for our customers. With new data centers coming online all the time, it’s a rapidly changing technical environment so our team is always ready to innovate and take the lead on projects. We constantly develop, deploy and support vital networks and data services that drive business performance and improve life for customers around the globe.

What we can offer you

Our rapidly evolving business sector offers the opportunity to be part of a courageous and passionate team who work together to understand and meet the changing needs of our global customers. 

Join us and you’ll be part of a supportive and inclusive environment where you can bring your whole self to work. As part of our team, you’ll get to work with people from different business areas, challenge the way we do things and put your ideas into action. We’ll also give you plenty of development opportunities so you can build a rewarding and successful career with us. 

Our Compensation Philosophy

Digital Realty offers its employees a highly competitive compensation package, excellent benefits, and an environment that recognizes and rewards your contributions. Central to our compensation philosophy is rewarding our employees for achieving the values and objectives aligned to the company's overall goals and values.

This is an exciting time to join our business so apply now and make your mark on our future.


The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of personnel so classified.


Digital Realty is an equal opportunity employer, EOE/AA/M/F/Vets/Disabled.  All applicants will receive consideration for employment and will not be discriminated against on the basis of race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, age, national origin, disability or protected veteran status, or other status protected by law or Company policy.

Digital Realty is a publicly traded company (NYSE: DLR) with investment grade ratings from all three major ratings agencies.

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